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Microsoft and IBM find joy in the cloud

Cloud computing has hit the headlines for Microsoft as the technology giant reported a year-on-year rise of 116% for Azure, while IBM continued to move in a cloudy direction.

Virtualization key to connected world

Taking a step back from the technical minutia around SDN and NFV, Amol Phadke, Global Lead Network Virtualization, Accenture, reminded the morning keynote audience at Braodband World Forum what NFV and SDN is really all about: connectivity.

Huawei lays out 3 stage NFV roadmap

Huawei has laid out the three steps operators need to take in order to become fully cloud-enabled, laying out plans for its All Cloud strategy.

AT&T to commence Q2 2016 5G trials

US telco AT&T has pre-empted the Mobile World Congress rush by boldly laying out its plans for 5G, with field trials for some enabling-technologies happening in Q2 this year.

Wind River upgrades vCPE NFV server offering

Intel subsidiary Wind River has added to its NFV portfolio with the announcement of a new product which focuses on the virtualization of customer premises equipment (vCPE).

OpenStack makes its move on booming NFV market

A new report indicates that there could be a boom in network function virtualisation projects this year, with NFV the second most popular subject of research after containers.

Polls

With Amazon and Google launching smart home initiatives, have the telcos missed out on their chance to cash in on this market?

  • Yes, Google and Amazon will now dominate this space (65%, 40 Votes)
  • Consumers won't have made up their mind (19%, 12 Votes)
  • No, Google and Amazon will not be able to replace the telcos in the mind of the consumer (16%, 10 Votes)

Total Voters: 62

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